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  • Sialkot to observe ‘zero export day’ tomorrow

    LAHORE: Sialkot exporters have decided to observe a ‘zero export day’ on Wednesday (May 27) to press the government for release of their outstanding duty drawback claims and sales tax refunds...

    It will be the first time that the exporters from Sialkot close down their factories to protest against the government policy of practically eliminating their zero-rated status...

  • KP govt asked to devise policies for export promotion

    PESHAWAR: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to devise policies for export promotion, especially for fruits and vegetable exporters...

    FPCCI Vice President Riaz Khattak in a statement on Wednesday said that horticulture sector had a significant export potential, particularly off-season fruits and vegetables that have a high demand in certain regional...

  • Competition Commission of Pakistan withdraws notice to Pharma Bureau

    ISLAMABAD: While setting aside its show-cause notice to Pharma Bureau (PB) for alleged cartelisation, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is under its watch and any collusive or anti-competitive activity will be strictly dealt with...

    In 2016, the commission took a suo motu notice and conducted an inquiry into allegations published in national press that a number of pharma...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • Cabinet assails ‘fake news’ about Nawaz Sharif’s order to Intelligence Bureau

    ISLAMABAD: Members of the federal cabinet on Tuesday took serious notice of the airing of a “false report” on a private television channel claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to keep vigilance over some 37 legislators, mostly belonging to the ruling PML-N, allegedly for having links with banned terrorist and sectarian outfits, sources told Dawn...

    The prime minister later directed...

  • PM formally dismisses Intelligence Bureau 'monitoring list' as fake

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday issued a formal clarification on the floor of the National Assembly regarding a list of lawmakers, allegedly issued by the Intelligence Bureau (IB), who were allegedly investigated for links to terrorist organisations...

    ”The prime minister also stated that he had directed the IB to proceed with a legal case against whoever authored the fake letter while also directing the Pakistan...

  • PTI accuses Intelligence Bureau of spying on JIT

    KARACHI: In a startling addition to the ambulance controversy in connection with the Panama Papers case, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Naeemul Haq on Thursday accused the Intelligence Bureau (IB) of spying on the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) during the interrogation of Hussain Nawaz, son of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif...

    Earlier in May, the arrival of an ambulance from the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences...

  • Intelligence Bureau, TV anchor stick to their guns on alleged monitoring of lawmakers

    A National Assembly fact-finding committee formed to investigate a list reportedly prepared by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to monitor 37 parliamentarians believed to have links with banned outfits on Tuesday took up the matter with Arshad Sharif — the journalist who had broken the story — even as Intelligence Bureau (IB) Director General Aftab Sultan continued to insist that the list was “a fake and forged document”...

    "He added that...

  • Intelligence Bureau official shot dead outside Islamabad imambargah

    An Intelligence Bureau (IB) official was killed and four others wounded when two armed riders reportedly opened fire outside the gate of an imambargah in the federal capital on Wednesday evening, DawnNews reported...

    The IB official died on the spot, while four others suffered bullet wound and have been shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences for emergency medical treatment...

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